United States Navy Galapagos Expedition, 1942 : expense account and travel vouchers

ID: SIA RU007231

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Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1942

Citation: Waldo L. Schmitt Papers, 1907-1978

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Creator

  • Schmitt, Waldo L. (Waldo Lasalle), 1887-1977
  • United States Navy Galapagos Expedition (1941-1942)

Abstract

The expense reports are from Waldo Schmitt's participation in the United States Navy Galapagos Expedition, 1942. They include are typed, itemized expense reports and handwritten notes that detail times, dates and modes of travel; destinations; intermediate stops at military facilities; types and quantities of photography and specimen collecting supplies; details about collecting shrimp; and photographs documenting coconut palms. Locations noted include the Canal Zone (Albrook Air Base) in Panama; Haiti; and Coco Solo (Mt. Hope).

Date Range

1942

Start Date

1942

End Date

1942

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Topic

  • Shrimp
  • Zoology

Place

  • Panama
  • Haiti
  • Ecuador
  • Colón, Archipiélago de
  • Canal Zone

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Receipts (financial records)

Accession #

SIA RU007231

Collection name

Waldo L. Schmitt Papers, 1907-1978

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 101